Events Calendar

Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, One Mile & 50m Dash

November 21, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Burn some calories before the eating begins! Enter the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, One Mile, or 50m Dash, a collection of festive, fun races in Atlanta, Georgia. The Half Marathon race is one of the largest half marathons in the United States, and it starts just outside the iconic […]

Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

November 20, 2018

Coming November 23, 2018. Here’s a smart idea for working off those extra pounds from your Thanksgiving feast! Join the Amherst Junior Women’s Club for their 18th annual Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run! The course takes you through the historic Amherst village area, a scenic route that is stroller friendly. There will […]

Holiday Half Marathon and Ugly Sweater Run 5K

November 19, 2018

Coming December 8-9, 2018. You know you have one…an ugly sweater, that it! Dig it up because the Holiday Half Marathon and Ugly Sweater Run 5K is coming soon to that Southern California town of Pomona. Yes, it will most likely be sunny, but there will be “snow” at the start line and huge holiday character inflatables, […]

National Hiking Day

November 16, 2018

Coming November 17, 2018. Take a hike! Tomorrow is National Hiking Day, so get your hiking boots on and head outside. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act as well as the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, two important legislative acts that help establish trails and waterways in both urban and rural settings, […]

Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler

November 15, 2018

Coming December 15, 2018. Virginia Beach will soon be taken over by Santas! It’s the Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler which starts and ends at the Virginia Beach Convention Center at twilight. Don’t have a Santa suit in your wardrobe? Don’t worry, they provide one for you (or if you’re a bah humbug, then you can choose the long […]

Pumpkin Pie 5K and 10K

November 14, 2018

Coming November 17, 2018. You had us at pie! The Pumpkin Pie 5K and 10K is held in the Mile High City on a flat, fast course on paved roads through Denver City Park (the 10K distance is a double loop). All registrants will receive a race logo shirt, custom made finisher’s medal, discounts from the Denver Zoo, finish […]

Give n’ Gobble

November 13, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Before you stuff yourself, start Thanksgiving Day feeling good inside and out at the Give n’ Gobble race! Head to Sherwood, Oregon for this chip-timed, community race that benefits Helping Hands, a local food bank affiliated with the Oregon Food Bank. This popular event has sold out the past 5 years and […]

Jim Schatz Memorial Trail 10K

November 9, 2018

Coming November 11, 2018. A trail run benefitting a very worthy cause. The Jim Schatz Memorial Trail 10K donates 100% of race proceeds to the Boulder Crest Retreat, a rural sanctuary where combat veterans, first responders, and their families, can enjoy recreational and therapeutic activities aimed at assisting with their physical, mental, financial and spiritual wellness. […]

Veterans Day 10K and Tidal Basin Fun Walk

November 8, 2018

Coming November 11, 2018. This Sunday, honor military veterans and those brave women and men who dedicate their lives to the United States Armed Forces. And there’s no better place to celebrate our veterans than Washington, DC, where the Pacers host the Veterans Day 10K and Tidal Basin Fun Walk. The 10K course is scenic and flat, […]

El Tour de Tucson

November 7, 2018

Coming November 17, 2018. Arizona’s largest and longest-running bicycle race. It’s El Tour de Tucson, held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving! Attracting over 9,000 cyclists to the Tucson area, this fund raising adventure ride helped to put Tucson on the map for bicycle-loving adventurers. This year marks the 36th annual event, with cyclists choosing from […]

Turkey Trot 10-Mile Training Run

November 6, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Burn those calories for your Thanksgiving feast at the Turkey Trot 10-Mile Training Run! Presented by the Honolulu Marathon Clinic, this popular race is designed to prepare to complete a marathon. Instead of the usual fastest runner wins, this one declares the winner as the runner who finish closest to their […]

Troy Turkey Trot

November 5, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Gobble, gobble! Founded in 1916 as a remembrance run for veterans, the Troy Turkey Trot is one of the largest and oldest road race in the United States (12th!) and 64th oldest in the world.  It’s held Thanksgiving morning in Troy, New York, just north of Albany and features four events: the […]

Carrera de los Muertos San Diego

November 1, 2018

Coming November 4, 2018. Celebrate life on the Day of the Dead! The Day of the Dead is actually a multi-day Mexican holiday that focuses on commemorating friends and family members who have died by building altars and ofrendas (offerings) with favorite items and significant possessions of those loved one’s now passed. The Carrera de los Muertos […]

Coolspring Corn Maze

October 31, 2018

Now through November 4, 2018. Happy Halloween! Is your Spidey sense tingling? It should be because this year’s Coolspring Corn Maze theme is Heroes of the Corn! The 12-acre maze in Mercer, Pennsylvania was voted “Best in the Nation” by USA Today. This is a working farm with other activities like pumpkin picking, the Indoor Hay Maze, […]

Denver Downs Farm Harvest of Horrors

October 30, 2018

Now through October 31, 2018. If you’re looking for a big scare this Halloween, head to Denver Downs Farm Harvest of Horrors in Upstate South Carolina! It’s four haunted events that will have you quaking in your boots. Recommended for brave adults and children over 12, there’s Area 51 (a sort of laser tag with […]

Kelburn’s Haunted Forest

October 29, 2018

Now through October 31, 2018. A beautiful Scottish estate by day and a Haunted Forest by night!. At Kelburn Castle and Estate in Fairlie, about 40 minutes west of Glasgow, the forest trail is transformed into a spooky, chillfest for the Halloween season. Make your way through the narrow, dark paths of the Secret Forest […]

Nor’witch Halloween Races

October 26, 2018

Coming October 28, 2018. It’s the witching hour! Head to Norwich, Vermont for the Nor’witch Halloween Races. These are challenging, chip timed races with “scary” elevation gains of 1,400 feet for the Half’witch (13.1 miles), 3,050 feet for the Full’witch (26.2 miles), and 3,550 feet for the Ultra’witch (50K). The courses are single loop on paved and dirt/gravel roads featuring […]

New Mexico Legends and Lore Haunted Bike Tour

October 25, 2018

Coming October 27 and 28, 2018. Spooky spokes! Join Routes for their New Mexico Legends and Lore Haunted Bike Tour. This seasonal tour cycles to historically haunted locations in Albuquerque and is geared towards adults and older children (12+). Over the 3 hours, you’ll travel 10 miles round trip across moderate terrain with a lantern and […]

Spirited Stroll at Green-Wood Cemetery

October 24, 2018

Coming October 27-28, 2018. What Halloween wouldn’t be complete without a cemetery tour! Join the Spirited Stroll at Green-Wood Cemetery, a 478 acre, National Historic Landmark located in Brooklyn, New York. The 2.5 hour walking tour lead by author and Green-Wood Cemetery historian, Jeff Richman, covers stories of some of the more than 560,000 “permanent residents”, […]

The Amazing Maize Maze at Cherry Crest Farm

October 23, 2018

Now through November 3, 2018. An adventure farm about an hour’s drive from Philadelphia. The Amazing Maize Maze at Cherry Crest Farm has been delighting visitors for the past 22 years. This 5 acre corn maze, designed by a former Disney Broadway producer, covers over 2.5 miles of paths and scenic bridges. Based on the clues […]

Newbury Zombie Survival Run

October 22, 2018

Coming October 27, 2018. The zombie apocalypse has hit England! Travel to Newbury, about an hour’s drive east of London for the Zombie Survival Run. Not only is this a survival run, keeping your 3 “lives” (i.e., flags on your tag belt) from the blood thirsty zombies scattered along the 5K route, but it’s also […]

Connors Farm Corn Maze

October 19, 2018

Now through October 31, 2018. All aboard! The theme of this year’s Corn Maze at Connors Farm is the “Crazy Train”. Head to this farm in Danvers, in the northeastern corner of Massachusetts, for a fun day making your way through the 7 acre corn maze. Once you’re done, enjoy their country kitchen and BBQ, […]

Halloween at Muncaster Castle

October 17, 2018

Coming October 23-28, 2018. Get in the Halloween spirit at one of Britain’s most haunted castles! Muncaster Castle in West Cumbria has some frightfully good events and activities the week before Halloween. For the brave, there’s the Scary Maze (not recommended for those under 12). For the whole family, there’s the Muncaster Monster Cabaret with […]

Zombie Run UK

October 16, 2018

Coming October 21, 2018. Yikes, zombies have invaded the north east of England! It’s the Zombie Run UK held in Hamsterley Forest in County Durham. The 5K course is filled with obstacles and zombies that are trying to infect you by stealing your life tags. If you’re lucky enough to make it through the forest […]